Tens of Thousands March Against Government Plans To Legalise Same-sex Marriage


Members of the French student political group GUD hold a banner, with... News PhotoBanner - Sign,Celtic,Conflict,France,French Culture,Holding,Horizontal,Marriage Equality,Paris - France,Patriotism,People,Politics,Protest,StudentPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the French student political group GUD (Groupe Union Defense) hold a banner, with the celtic cross nationalist symbol, reading 'Marriage, adoption ? No way !' during a protest against same-sex marriage on January 13, 2013 in Paris. Tens of thousands march in Paris on January 13 to denounce government plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption which have angered many Catholics and Muslims, France's two main faiths, as well as the right-wing opposition. The French parliament is to debate the bill -- one of the key electoral pledges of Socialist President -- at the end of this month. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)